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TIME of My Life

TIME of My Life

-(A Poetic Moaning)-

Time, Time, Time.

Tick, Tick, Tick.

Are You a merciless menace

Of maddening passing?

Time, Time, Time.

Tick, Tick, Tick.

Can you not slow your pace?

Prithee, can you not provide more

Of your endless ticks?

I yet have books to write,

Poetry to pose a riddle,

Or, think romantic allusions

Of Love and Ventures past!

Why must you be the sole

Arbiter of my Soul, while

I suspect my God might

Approve your ever rapid

Transit through my Dawns

And my restless Eves of Doubts?

Your pendulum swings to and fro

In a mocking remembrance

Of an ambiguous and most

Impassioned wayward passage.

Is it that I have betrayed you?

Or, pray tell, is it that you have

Seduced me with your Lure to

Love’s easy Manipulative ways?  

When did you begin your ticking?

Are you synonymous with an

Infinite Divinity noble of promise?

Or, are you but a simple dream

That gives each of us a mare

To ride through a long night,

Some Lottery of Chance?

I plea for more thoughts to

Unscramble – an act doubtlessly

Vainglorious of deed and effort.

© Billy Ray Chitwood –01/23/18

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9 comments on “TIME of My Life

  1. D.L Finn, Author says:

    Beautiful imagary and twist of words. So much truth in how quickly the passage of time rushes forward. Great poem!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks, FicSpa, for the comment. Laptop’s been down, up, down, and lost some stuff! Best wishes.

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  2. eden baylee says:

    There’s never enough time, is there, Billy Ray? xo
    eden

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Never! My worst enemy, BUT I plan on being around for some time! xo ♥

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Thanks, Chris, for the thumbs up! Always my best…

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